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Nutrition Rehabilitation centre
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Subject Area="Inter-sectoral links." Objective="Controlling severe malnutrition among the children."
Details for Reform Option "Nutrition Rehabilitation centre"

Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) is established in all 38 districts of Bihar to provide institutional care for children with acute malnutrition. It also promotes Physical, Mental & Social growth of children with acute malnutrition. It builds capacity of primary care givers in home based management of malnourished children. Thus NRC is intended to function as a bridge between hospital & homecare. It has the following objectives: 1. To control Sever Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in children in the age-group of 7months to 60 months. 2. To reduce prevalence of SAM from 8.33% to 1% in children. 3. To train mothers of SAM children at NRC about nutrition, health & hygiene.

Cost Rs. 10575400/- per month for 38 Districts of Bihar as a whole.
Place Govt. Hospital of all 38 Districts.
Time Frame Will depend upon the number of children suffering from malnutrition.

1. Treatment & Patient management. 2. Nutritional support to inmates. 3. Nutrition education to his/her family members.


Not yet noticed.


By the order of Govt. of Bihar.

Who needs to be consulted

Paediatrician of the District hospital.





Chances of Replication

Can be replicated at block/district level.


Very innovative.


Dr. N.K. Mishra ,State Programme Officer,Patna,M-09470003022

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FSU, CBHI, Patna

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